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Cancellation of Westminster Old Rite Triduum – Latin Mass Society of England and Wales

  Briefing from the Chairman Cancellation of Westminster Old Rite Triduum The LMS has issued a press release about the cancellation of the TLM Easter Triduum in the Archdiocese of Westminster (reported in National Catholic Register, Catholic Herald, The Tablet). This celebration attracted up to 200 people and had been taking place for 25 years. Here I want to reflect on how this lamentable development fits into the bigger picture. The Triduum has not been formally refused permission by the Dicastery for Divine Worship (DDW): rather, Cardinal Nichols chose not to seek permission for it, as with the two annual Masses at the High Altar...
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Gregorius Magnus: biannual magazine of the Una Voce Federation

Gregorius Magnus: biannual magazine of the Una Voce Federation Dear FIUV Members and Friends: New Edition of Gregorius Magnus   From the FIUV President, Joseph Shaw Gregorius Magnus 16 is now available! See it on ISSUU, optimised for mobile devices. Download the pdf for viewing on a screen. Download the high-res pdf for printing. This edition includes features on the summer’s walking pilgrimages, the TLM and the media, and a new book about the Traditional movement: The Latin Mass and the Intellectuals: Petitions to Save the Ancient Mass, 1966-2007 (More on the book here) The deadline for the next issue...
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FIUV – Appeal for Prayers and Penances for the Liberty of the Traditional Latin Mass in Lent

Pray for the TLM this Lent Appeal for prayers and penances for the Liberty of the Traditional Mass in Lent From Una Voce International and others Una Voce International and other organisations, groups and individuals concerned with the Traditional Latin Mass would like to appeal to all Catholics of good will to offer prayers and penances during the season of Lent, particularly for the intention: the liberty of the Traditional Mass. We do not know how credible rumours of further documents from the Holy See on this subject may be, but the rumours themselves point to a situation of doubt, conflict,...
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Gregorius Magnus 14 is published

Dear FIUV Members and Friends   From the FIUV President, Joseph Shaw Gregorius Magnus 14 is published! Gregorius Magnus 14, Winter 2023, is now available as a PDF. *and on ISSUU*, optimised for mobile devices. Would you like to print copies to distribute locally? You can download a print-quality pdf here.   About Gregorius Magnus In issue 14, we have features on some summer pilgrimages, ordinations for the FSSP, and news from India, the United States, Ireland, and France. The next issue will be March 2023: copy deadline 1st February 2023. Let us have your local stories! Adverts are also...
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Latin Mass Society: in depth analysis of the recent apostolic letter on the restrictions of the celebration of the Traditional Latin Mass

https://latinmasssociety.podbean.com/e/iota-unum-podcast-no-8-after-traditionis-custodes-by-joseph-shaw/ On the issue of the Motu Proprio ‘Traditionis Custodes’, the Chairman of the Latin Mass Society of England and Wales,  Joseph Shaw, launches a second series of the popular podcast series with an in depth analysis of the recent apostolic letter on the restrictions of the celebration of the Traditional Latin Mass. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++   Documents quoted and referred to in the Podcast: Pope Francis, Apostolic Letter Traditionis Custodes (2021): https://www.vatican.va/content/francesco/en/motu_proprio/documents/20210716-motu-proprio-traditionis-custodes.html   Pope Francis, Letter to Bishops (2021): https://www.vatican.va/content/francesco/en/events/event.dir.html/content/vaticanevents/en/2021/7/16/lettera-vescovi-liturgia.html   1971 Petition of cultural figures in support of the Traditional Mass: https://lms.org.uk/1971-english-indult-recollection   Survey of Mass-goers showing that the those...
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Declaration of fidelity to the Church’s unchangable teaching on marriage

LATIN MASS SOCIETY Wednesday, September 28, 2016 ‘Declaration of fidelity to the Church’s unchangable teaching on marriage’ Cardinal Burke with the LMS last year. Photos: Daniel Blackman You can join Cardinals Burke and Caffara, Bishop Athanasius Schneider and many others in signing a detailed declaration on the teaching of the Church on marriage, divorce, and related matters here. Although it makes for a long read, I do encourage people to sign it. It is being promoted by the people who did the ‘filial appeal’ before the last Synod on the Family. It is a magnificent piece of work. Each of...
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Joseph Shaw – The results of persecution

Friday, July 29, 2016 The results of persecution Reposted from October 2009. The coming persecution, whether by militant secularists or Islamists, will not be a lovely time of growth and development. It will be horrible. —————- Last night I went to the annual Craigmyle Memorial Lecture, hosted by Jim Dobbin MP on behalf of the Catholic Union and given in Portcullis House. This year the speaker was HE Francis Campbell, the first Catholic to be Britain’s Ambassador to the Holy See, and still in office. He gave a thoughtful talk on Pope Benedict’s conception of Europe and secularism. An interesting...
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Evelyn Waugh’s forgotten battle to preserve the Latin Mass

Evelyn Waugh was ‘one of the strongest opponents of the vernacular’ in England (AP) Evelyn Waugh’s forgotten battle to preserve the Latin Mass The great novelist, who died 50 years ago, almost became the first president of the Latin Mass Society Considered one of Britain’s greatest novelists, and widely regarded as one of the prominent Catholics of his time, Evelyn Waugh, author of Brideshead Revisited, died 50 years ago this year. While he will be remembered for his great works of fiction, many Catholics will be unfamiliar with his connection with the Latin Mass and his association with the beginnings...
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